Boot Failure

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by WiredBrain, Dec 30, 2003.

  1. WiredBrain

    WiredBrain Guest

    My friend is running Win XP Pro. Her PC failed to startup. There's nothing on the screen not even the 'checking RAM and CD-ROM'. What could be the cause of this problem ?
     
  2. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    did she remember to plug it in this morning ?
     
  3. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Could be pretty much anything hardware. The XP installation is probably still ok.
     
  4. WiredBrain

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    I think so but is there anything I can do ? Which hardware has the highest percentage at fault ?
     
  5. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Well percentage won't help much. You should start by disconnecting everything that's not entierly vital. This means leave only mobo, memory, cpu, graphics and internal speaker plugged in. If there's still nothing remove the graphics. If still nothing (no beeps) then it's most likely your mobo.
     
  6. GoNz0

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    the way this post is going, Take it to a computer shop and let someone who knows what there doing have a look.
     
  7. WiredBrain

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    I found it. It's the internal modem. Thanks for all the replies.